What’s happening on the farm?

This is a new page to our website and I plan to keep it updated.  ((The key word here is “plan”……  I am really lousy at keeping up with this website!  The most up to date information will be found on our Facebook page — Cook’s Country Connection

If in doubt, or if I have clearly NOT updated anything, please just give me a call  218-780-8611))

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May 2017

Tuesday May 2:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm 

Haven’t heard of “yoga with goats”?  You need to check out this New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/21/us/goat-yoga-oregon.html?_r=0   This is a relaxed yoga class focusing on fun and stretching.  We are calling it “yoga on the farm” because we have so many goofy critters, we aren’t limiting the festivities to just goats!

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for this craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Friday May 5:  OPENING DAY!!  

Welcome to the farm and to our 2017 season!  The farm is open from 10-4 Friday, Saturday and Sunday for the month of May!

Tuesday May 9:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Providing class on May 2 is a hit, we will repeat the fun.  Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Sunday May 14:  Mother’s Day

Thank you moms for all you do!  Pack a picnic and spend some special time with Mom at the farm.  1/2 price admission for all moms.

Sunday May 22:  Barn will be closing at 1:00

MN Permit to Carry Class:  Sand Creek Firearms   If you are interested in taking the class, please contact Greg and/or Sharon Olson at sandcreekfirearms@hotmail.com or call Sharon at 218-390-7548

We will be closing the barn at 1:00 pm for this class.  Guests are free to enjoy the farm beyond 1pm, but the big red barn will be closed.

Tuesday May 30:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

June 2017

Thursday June 1:  Summer Hours Begin

Summer hours ~ Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10-4

Tuesday June 6:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Tuesday June 13:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Providing class on May 2 is a hit, we will repeat the fun.  Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Thursday June 15:  Ladies night at the Farm!!  5pm to 8pm

This months featured vendors are our area artists.  There is no charge to attend this event.

Sunday June 18:  Father’s Day ~ Open 10-4

Spend a day with Dad at the farm!  1/2 price admission for all dads today, plus a special treat.

Tuesday June 20:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Providing class on May 2 is a hit, we will repeat the fun.  Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Thursday June 22:  Painting at the farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Come join us and our friend Tina to create a little art on the farm.  Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register.

Tuesday June 27:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Providing class on May 2 is a hit, we will repeat the fun.  Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

July 2017

Tuesday July 11:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Thursday July 13:  Ladies Night on the farm!  5pm to 8pm

No cost to join us in an evening of “grown up fun”.

Tuesday July 18:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Saturday July 22:  Music at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Local musicians, Todd Olson and Sonny Glass are coming to the farm for an evening of live music.  Bring a cooler, chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of music at the farm.  This event is free with general admission ($6.00)

Tuesday July 25:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Thursday July 27:  Wild About Reading!  4pm to 7pm

This is a United Way event to help promote their “Imagination Library” program.  This is a free event with a ton of fun activities for the whole family!

August 2017

Tuesday August 1:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Thursday August 8:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Tuesday August 15:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Tuesday August 29:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

September  2017

Friday September 1:  Music at the Farm!!  7pm 

We are thrilled to be hosting Jamie Lin Wilson at the farm!  Tickets are $20 and are limited.   Bring a cooler, chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of music at the farm.  Make sure to check out this link!!

Tuesday September 5:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

Friday September 15:  Ladies Night on the Farm! 5pm to 8pm

No cost to join us for an evening of “grown up” fun on the farm!

Tuesday September 19:  Yoga at the Farm!!  6pm to 7pm

Cost is $10 and class size is limited so call 780-8611 to register for the craziness.  Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.

 

Old news…..2016 Calendar

Thursday May 12:  Container Gardening 6pm-8pm

BYOC (Bring Your Own Container…or Two!), we supply the rest.  We will help with container prep, water reservoir, plant choice, and fertilizer.  Supply fee payable to instructor at class.
Laura Pajari
Cook’s Country Connection    Thurs May 12    6-8 pm   $10 Supply        $3 CE

Thursday May 26:  Scoop on Poop 6pm-8pm

Handouts and handy info for gardeners on what NPK values mean and whose poop is good for which plants.  Supply fee payable to instructor at class.
Lois Pajari
Cook’s Country Connection    Thurs May 26         6-8 pm    $10 Supply     $3

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June 2016

Thursday June 9:  Creative Carpentry 6pm-8pm

This class is being offered in conjunction with ISD 2142 Community Ed.  Mail registration forms and fees to the following address:   Becca Bundy, NW Community Ed Coordinator
12143 Hwy 22  Cook, MN 55723

Creative Carpentry: Build a Birdhouse
Basic supplies will be provided to build your own birdhouse.  Bring your own decorations to put your personal touch on your birdhouse.  Additional dates maybe needed to complete the project.  Supply fee payable to instructor at first class.
Lois Pajari
Cook’s Country Connection    Thurs June 9, 16 & 23;    6-8 pm $25 Supply  $3

Tuesday June 14:  Composting 6pm-8pm

This class is being offered in conjunction with ISD 2142 Community Ed.  Mail registration forms and fees to the following address:   Becca Bundy, NW Community Ed Coordinator
12143 Hwy 22  Cook, MN 55723

Composting for Beginners
Various methods of composting will be discussed and handouts given to participants.  Supply fee payable to instructor at class.
Laura Pajari
Cook’s Country Connection    Tues June 14    6-8 pm       $10 Supply     $3

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July 2016

Thursday July 7:  Bowling Ball Garden Art 6pm – 8pm

This class is being offered in conjunction with ISD 2142 Community Ed.  Mail registration forms and fees to the following address:   Becca Bundy, NW Community Ed Coordinator
12143 Hwy 22  Cook, MN 55723

Bowling Ball Garden Art
Finally!  A gazing ball for the garden that withstands Ginormous, White, Slobbering Dogs and Minnesota weather!  BYOB (Bring your own Ball); we will provide adhesive and mosaic materials or bring your own if you’d like.  No Ball?  No Problem!  Bring any round-ish object and we’ll make it work!  Class will meet on multiply dates to complete the project.  Supply Fee payable to instructor at class.
Laura Pajari

Cook’s Country Connection    July 7, 14, 21 & 28    $20 Supply     $3

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September 2016

Friday September 2:  Fall Hours Begin

Fall hours ~ Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 10-4

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October 2016

Saturday Oct 8 – (tentatively) “Fall Family Fun Day”

The following activities are included with your general admission:

Potato Sack Races:  Good old-fashioned fun!   Beat your own time or make it a family competition.

Story Time in the Sunflower House:   Nothing like a good story and it’s even better under the canopy of our giant sunflowers.

Kids Crafts:  A “make and take” craft special for the season.

These activities are available for an additional charge:

Tentative – Wagon Rides:  Mike & Kathi (our human friends) along with Demi and Norm (our equine friends) will be here for the last time this season!  They will offer horse drawn wagon rides around the farm all day. The cost the $3 per person.

Face Painting:  We are hoping to book Alicia ~ she has been here before and does a GREAT job!  Face painting from 12pm – 4pm.  The cost is $1 to $3 depending on the size.

Pumpkin Patch:  Pick a pumpkin!  Price is based on the size of the pumpkin.  (Supply is limited.)

Sunday October 30 – “Boo at the Zoo”

This is the last day of our 2016 season!  The farm will be open normal hours 10-4.  We are planning a day of coloring, crafts, critters and fun!  A costume parade around the zoo starts at 2.

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